It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!

Month: March 2017

The Roux Spoon

The Roux Spoon

  I am introducing a new category for kitchen gadgets today on the blog. Today’s tool is one that I find myself reaching for more than I thought I would. It’s a roux spoon!

Fish Cakes Made With Sacalait  (Crappie or White Perch)

Fish Cakes Made With Sacalait (Crappie or White Perch)

Sitting at dinner the other night when celebrating my daughter-by-love, Jami’s birthday I thanked her dad for the crappie he had given us a few days before. We then began talking about different ways to prepare crappie or sacalait (pronounced sock-ah-lay, the Louisiana French way to […]

Satisfying That Lox Bagel Craving

Satisfying That Lox Bagel Craving

The Craving For Lox Bagel A few summers ago our daughter and her family were visiting us from Tennessee. We thought the purpose was just to celebrate Father’s Day, but we soon learned during dinner that night the surprising news about her second pregnancy. The […]

Foolproof Biscuit Making 101

Foolproof Biscuit Making 101

  When a Cajun moves away from south Louisiana there is a need for much adjustment to the new culture. Being so satisfied with our surroundings right down to its climate, landscape, language, food, music, and its people can make a change to a new […]

Pecan Pie Plaisir, LikeThe Piccadilly Pecan Delight Pie

Pecan Pie Plaisir, LikeThe Piccadilly Pecan Delight Pie

It was easy to get up early on those Saturday mornings when Mama and Ma Ma were taking us shopping in the big city of Lafayette. Especially if we were going to eat at The Piccadilly Cafeteria. The food was so appetizing. It was hard […]